RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TELECOM SECTOR: CHALLENGES & WAY FORWARD

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TELECOM SECTOR: CHALLENGES & WAY FORWARD Introduction:             In a setback to telecom service providers, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the Centre’s plea to recover adjusted gross revenue of about Rs 92,000 crore from them. A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, upheld the definition of adjusted gross revenue …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NAGA TALKS- ISSUES & WAY FORWARD

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NAGA TALKS- ISSUES & WAY FORWARD Introduction:             With the round of peace, the Nagaland and Manipur governments have taken steps to meet any eventuality and have put their respective police forces on “high alert”. Officials said in Kohima the Nagaland government has directed all deputy commissioners of the districts and …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- STRENGTHENING PARLIAMENTARY INSTITUTIONS

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- STRENGTHENING PARLIAMENTARY INSTITUTIONS Introduction:             Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday pushed for the Women’s Reservation Bill and reforms in the way Parliament works including a code of conduct for lawmakers and greater powers to the presiding officer to deal with disruptive legislators. The Vice President, who delivered the first Arun …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SMART POLICING

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- SMART POLICING Introduction:             Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu has stressed on the need to make policing and police station people centric and receptive. Addressing a National Seminar on SMART policing , he suggested tapping the IT potential in investigation and safety and security management . Vice President Naidu …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMANS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMANS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Introduction:             Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged business leaders and technocrats to build a bridge between the artificial intelligence and human intentions. In fact artificial intelligence has penetrated several aspects of our life in the past few years . The govt on its part has also …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- LEGISLATIVE IMPACT ASSESSMENT

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- LEGISLATIVE IMPACT ASSESSMENT Introduction:             Winter session of parliament is all set to begin on 18th November and will conclude on 13th December. Ahead of the this month long session , the Chairman of Rajya Sabha M Venkaiah Naidu has advocated detailed Legislative Impact Assessment. He called for informed law making …

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD- NIRMALA SITHARAMAN AT IMF

RSTV: INDIA’S WORLD- NIRMALA SITHARAMAN AT IMF Introduction:             Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s visit to US and especially her meetings at the IMF and the World Bank where she gave a call for action to reduce the disruption in the economies around the world and exploring opportunities in the current scenario. She also stressed …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- COMMON TEST FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- COMMON TEST FOR HIGHER EDUCATION Introduction:             Once approved by the ministry if Human Resource and Development , the National Testing Agency , NTA is all set to conduct a common admission test for 15 central universities of the country for the next academic session . Till now the the Central …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- FIGHT AGAINST MALNUTRITION Introduction:             In a bid to tackle malnutrition, government is developing an Atlas to map the crops and food grains grown in different regions of the country so that nutritious protein rich food in local areas can be promoted. The ministry of Women and Child Development in association …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMAN RIGHTS OF SECURITY FORCES

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMAN RIGHTS OF SECURITY FORCES Introduction: The Supreme Court has agreed to examine and hear a petition seeking protection of the rights of the armed forces personnel and the security personnel in view of facing agitated and sometimes even angry civilian protestors. The petition is filed by two young women — …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INDIA FIRST

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- INDIA FIRST Introduction:             External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who was on a official visit to United States of America met his American counterpart Mike Pompeo and held talks on several bilateral, regional and global issues. According to agency reports External Affairs Minister has said that the sourcing of Military equipment …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- BATTLING AIR POLLUTION

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- BATTLING AIR POLLUTION Introduction:             The spike in the pollution had once again dipped capital’s air quality. Though it showed marginal improvement on 26 December morning, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) measuring 383, the problem doesn’t quite seem to get resolved with no long term solution in sight… And it’s …

RSTV: IN DEPTH- ANTIBIOTICS: HANDLE WITH CARE

RSTV: IN DEPTH- ANTIBIOTICS: HANDLE WITH CARE Introduction:             Antibiotics are life saving medicines. But these very same medicines can threaten our lives, if used indiscriminately. Already, seven lakh people around the world die due to drug-resistant diseases each year. And if no radical changes are made, these drug-resistant diseases could kill 10 million people …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TACKLING RADICALISM

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- TACKLING RADICALISM Introduction: Centre banned the Jamaats-e-Islami J&K (JeI), houses of dozens of workers and leaders of the group have been sealed by authorities at several locations across the Kashmir valley. Magistrates issued orders of sealing all institutions and properties linked to the JeI. The home ministry, on 28 February, had …